Family Notice Board – August 2022

Published on August 31, 2022

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NewHope Babies

Hamish Rodney Black born on 10 August. Congratulations to Dave & Becky, and big sister Hannah.

William Joshua McAuley born on 10 June. Congratulations to Nathan & Jenny, and big brother Jack and big sister Abigail.

Adeline Frances Rennick born on 12 May. Congratulations to Sean & Breannon.

Lincoln Adam Southwood born on 12 April. Congratulations to Adam & Kelsey.

Welcome little ones! May you know God’s blessing and care as you grow.


NewHope Weddings

Congratulations to our Chinese Worship Pastor, Christine Chew and husband William Lau who married on the 9th of June. Many blessings for your marriage!

Ramon & Tori Allen were married on the 5th of March. Congratulations and many blessings for your marriage!



Mary Whitchell, long time member of NewHope and faithful disciple of our Lord passed away in hospital on Friday evening. A service of Celebration for her life will be held at NewHope Church on Monday 5 September at 11:30am with the burial to follow at 2:00pm in Lilydale Cemetery. The NewHope family is praying for Mary’s husband Arthur and her two sons Stephen and Paul as well as the extended family and all who mourn her passing.

Keith Harris, a friend of NewHope and an active member of the church in the 1980’s passed away recently in Merimbula NSW. A memorial service celebrating his life and memory will be held at NewHope Church on Thursday, 8 September at 2:00pm. The NewHope family is praying for his daughter Michelle and extended family and friends as they grieve.


General Notices

Accommodation. Looking for non-smoking Christian female to share 3 bedroom townhouse. Spacious bedroom with walk-in wardrobe. Close to the train station and shops. Quiet household, ideal for study or for someone who likes the quiet. Rent per month $600, bills additional. Location Blackburn Victoria Melbourne. Contact Andrea on 0423 051 253.

House & Dog Sitter. A NewHope family is looking for someone to look after their Balwyn North home and pet dog for 4 weeks over the Dec/Jan holidays. If you are interested please contact Inbam on 0402 015 105.

Car Needed. One of our NewHope family is in need of a car to borrow short term. She has just started a new job and having transport to get to and from work would be a big help. If you are able to help, please contact the church reception on 9890 7999 or


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